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Food banks are at breaking point. We need to change the script.
Food banks

Food banks are at breaking point. We need to change the script.

Food banks are under strain like never before. We need to rethink how we’re helping people in poverty, says Sabine Goodwin

The domestic violence charities supporting survivors in the UK
Domestic violence

The domestic violence charities supporting survivors in the UK

Survivors of domestic violence and abuse need support year-round. These are some of the UK organisations providing help to those at risk

Awaab Ishak’s shocking death will be the housing sector’s defining moment
Opinion

Awaab Ishak’s shocking death will be the housing sector’s defining moment

The parents of Awaab Ishak brought him to this country for a better life. Instead, the damp conditions in his home killed him. He was only two

What does Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement mean for me?
Autumn Statement

What does Jeremy Hunt’s Autumn Statement mean for me?

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would ‘condemn country to more years of failing public services’
Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement: Spending cuts would ‘condemn country to more years of failing public services’

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Fighting the shameful legacy of colonialism in the Chagos Islands
exile

Fighting the shameful legacy of colonialism in the Chagos Islands

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis
Child poverty

Child poverty in the UK: the definitions, causes and consequences in the cost of living crisis

UK poverty: the facts, effects and solutions in a cost of living crisis
Poverty

UK poverty: the facts, effects and solutions in a cost of living crisis

Huge energy bill hike leaves one of Britain’s biggest food banks facing closure by Christmas
Food banks

Huge energy bill hike leaves one of Britain’s biggest food banks facing closure by Christmas

Boris Johnson leaves with ‘trust in politics at an all time low’, say campaigners
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson leaves with ‘trust in politics at an all time low’, say campaigners

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997
Levelling up

Levelling up? How regional inequality has changed since 1997

The UK is facing a huge skills gap — and Big Issue Group plans to do something about it
Employment crisis

The UK is facing a huge skills gap — and Big Issue Group plans to do something about it

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK
Refugees

These are the charities helping refugees in the UK

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9 in 10 people say their cost of living had already increased before bills went up in April
Cost of living crisis

9 in 10 people say their cost of living had already increased before bills went up in April

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting
Activism

How Gina Martin changed the conversation on upskirting

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Easter just meant memories of things which are unaffordable now’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Easter just meant memories of things which are unaffordable now’

Energy bosses warn cost of living crisis will get ‘truly horrific’ when bills rise again in October
Energy crisis

Energy bosses warn cost of living crisis will get ‘truly horrific’ when bills rise again in October

Energy bosses admit more customers are struggling with debt amid spiralling costs
Energy crisis

Energy bosses admit more customers are struggling with debt amid spiralling costs

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home
poverty

Lighthouse Furniture is helping low-income families make their house a home

Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits
Digital inclusion

Digital exclusion is creating a ‘two-tier’ system for people claiming benefits

The UK has long wanted an Australian refugee system. Here’s how that failed spectacularly.
Refugees

The UK has long wanted an Australian refugee system. Here’s how that failed spectacularly.

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Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’
cost of living crisis

Bankers’ pay outpacing inflation shows the cost of living crisis is ‘not equal’

Ministers’ logic ‘difficult to comprehend’ as benefits hit 35-year low
welfare system

Ministers’ logic ‘difficult to comprehend’ as benefits hit 35-year low

Food banks near ‘breaking point’ as poverty soars, PM told
poverty

Food banks near ‘breaking point’ as poverty soars, PM told

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Last week we registered a 91-year-old man’
Diary of a food bank manager

Diary of a food bank manager: ‘Last week we registered a 91-year-old man’